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Jane Walford (1773–1823)

Jane Mulloy was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a 16-yard length of flowered cotton valued at 34 shillings from a drapery shop in London. She arrived in Sydney in 1790 aboard the Neptune as part of the Second Fleet. She was then sent on to Norfolk Island aboard the Surprize. She formed a relationship with Joseph Evans, who was presumably the father of her first two children and then had nine children with Barnard Walford.

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Alternative Names
  • Mulloy, Jane

Middlesex, England


1823 (aged ~ 50)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years